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A few words about me...

My name is Ioannis Pispidikis and I am currently director of the Geodatabases Subdivision at Hellenic Military Geographical Service.
I am an experienced officer with demonstrated expertise in WebGIS and Cross-Platform application development. I have advanced Skills in various programming languages with a Master’s Degree and Ph.D candidacy in the field of Geomatics from National Technical University of Athens.

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PUBLICATIONS

Publications in International Scientific Journals

Publications in Proceedings of National and International Conferences with reviews

Presentations at Conferences


Thesis-Dissertations


PROJECTS

HMGS- 3D ERATOSTHENIS PROJECT

9/2018-Today

Development of intranet 2D/3D WebGIS application with the aim of Geographical Support of theGreek Army.

Participate as developer and technical manager of the application.

• Front-end web development (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery, dojo)
• Development Geospatial and Geoprocessing tools (ArcGIS, model builder, python)
• Back-end development (PHP, postgreSQL, ArcSDE, ArcGIS Server, Web Services) 

HMGS-GEOINDEX PROJECT

7/2016-8/2017

Development of new Geo-Index (WebGIS application) of Hellenic Military Geographical Service (HMGS) providing tools for searching and ordering geographical data produced and managed by HMGS

Participate as developer and technical manager of the application.

• Front-end development (JavaScipt, HTML, CSS, Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS)
• Back-end development (ArcGIS online, Web Services)


NTUA- CAMPUS PROJECT

9/2016-9/2017

Development of 3D WebGIS application for the portrayal of NTUA campus

• 3D modeling
• Semantic enrichment of the models (CityGML implementation)
• Back-end development (Database schema definition, Scene services, ArcGIS pro )
• Front-end development (JavaScript, HTML, CSS, Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS)

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HMGS: e-Κλεομήδης PROJECT

1/2019-Today

Development of Cross-Platform WebGIS application for easy-to-use map data calculation for military observers (Web, Android & iOS).

Participate as developer of the application.
• Front-end development (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery, leaflet)
• Back-end development (Apache Cordova for native capabilities)

HMGS-ERATOSTHENIS PROJECT

10/2014-Today

Development of intranet WebGIS application with the aim of Geographical Support of the Greek Army

Participate as developer of the application.

• Front-end web development (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery, Dojo)
• Development Geospatial and Geoprocessing tools (ArcGIS, model builder, python)
• Back-end development (PHP, PostgreSQL, ArcSDE, ArcGIS Server, Web Services)


HMGS- Vehicle Monitoring System in real time

2/2016-2/2017

This system consists of two applications. The first is Android based application that records and sends the desirable information to the Command and Control. The second is 2D/3D WebGIS application for monitoring the movements of the vehicles in real time.

Participate as developer and technical manager of this system.

• Front-end development (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery, Ol-Cesium, Android)
• Back-end development (PHP, SQLite)

HMGS- External Geospatial and Military tools for ArcGIS Earth

10/2018-10/2019

Development of external geospatial and military tools for ArcGIS Earth using ArcGIS Earth Automation API

Participate as developer and technical manager of this project. 

• Development technologies:  ArcGIS Earth Automation API, C# 


HMGS-MILITARY SYMBOLS PROJECT

11/2018-11/2019

Development of WebApp for the easy-to-use military symbols generator (Web, Android & iOS).
Participate as developer of the application.

• Front-end development (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery)
• Back-end development (Apache Cordova for native capabilities)



Cross-Platform military app

11/2019-Today

Development of cross-platform application (Web, Windows, Android) with the aim of Geographical and military Support of the Greek Army

Participate as developer of the application.

• Front-end web development (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, cordova, C#, leaflet)
• Development Geospatial and Geoprocessing tools (Python, JavaScript)
• Back-end development (Python, Geoserver, WPS, Web Services)


Cross-Platform  JTAC app

11/2019-today

Development of cross-platform application (Web, Android) with the aim of military support of Special Forces 

Participate as technical manager of this system.

• Front-end development (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery,leaflet, cordova)
• Back-end development (Java)

GeoPortal HMGS

2/2020-Today

Development of 2D/3D WebGIS application providing a variety of capabilities such as timeslider of timeless aerial photos,  basemaps, overlayers, geoid etc

Participate as developer and technical manager of this project. 

• Front-end development (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JavaScript API 4 for ArcGIS)
• Back-end development (ArcGIS online, Web Services) 




Geoid

1/2020-Today

Development of WebGIS application for retrieving the geoid value  N(m) based on IDW method in Greek region.

Participate as technical manager of the application.

• Front-end development (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery, leaflet)




EDUCATION & STUDIES

2016-Today

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D), Candidate, National Technical University of Athens. Geomatics, Title of Doctoral Thesis: «Investigation automated retrieval of semantic 3D city data»

2014-2016

MSc, Master Degree, National Technical University of Athens. Geomatics, Grade: 9.33/10 (Excellent)

2010-2014

Batchelor & Master Degree, National Technical University of Athens, School of Rural and Surveying Engineering. Grade: 9.17/10 (Excellent)

10/2008-05/2010

Batchelor Degree, Topography School in Hellenic Military Geographical Service (HMGS), Surveying Engineering.

2001-2005

Batchelor Degree, Hellenic Military Academy, Military Operational Art and Science/Studies

1998-2001

General High School. Grade: 18/20

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2019-today

Director of Geodatabases Subdivision


2014-2019 

Geodatabases Subdivision. Hellenic Military Geographical Service (HMGS). Athens, Greece.

• Supervision of day to day operations

• Military geospatial application development (Intranet WebGIS application, Android app)

• Data collection, manipulation and validation

• Installation and maintenance of all geodatabases for development purposes


2008-Today

Officer of the Greek Army in the Hellenic Military Geographical Service and Hellenic Military Topographic Service.


2005-Today

Officer in Greek Army


Academic Years: 2016/2017 & 2017/2018

Member of the teaching team of the course: ‘’Cadastral and Land Policy Systems’’, 8th semester, School of Rural and Surveying Engineering, National Technical University of Athens


20-21/10/2016 

Member of the Organizing Committee: ‘’11th 3D Geoinfo Conference’’, Greece: Athens


18-20/10/2016

Member of the Organizing Committee: ‘’5th International Workshop on 3D Cadastres’’, Greece: Athens


2009-2015

Head of department in the execution of several topographic surveys in Greece:

• topographic surveys

• cadastral surveys

• expropriations

• delimitation

• property surveying

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2005-2008          

Officer of the Greek Army, Infantry Specialty, as Trainer and Staff Commander        


SCIENTIFIC TRAINING

01/10 – 02/10/18

13th 3D Geoinfo Conference, Netherland: Delft


20/10 – 21/10/16

11th 3D Geoinfo Conference, Greece: Athens


18/10 – 20/10/16 

5th International Workshop on 3D Cadastres, Greece: Athens


25/05 – 27/05/15 

Training Program «The Common Assessment Framework as a Tool for Total Quality Management. Training Institute


02/03 – 12/06/15

Education for aerial photography. Army Aviation School


11 – 12/12/14

8th National Conference Hellas GIs. National Technical University of Athens.


9 – 10/10/14

Seminar: «Introduction to Geoprocessing Scripts Using Python». Marathon Data Systems


25 – 26/9/14

Seminar: «ArcGIS for Server-Sharing GIS Content on the Web» version 10.x. Marathon Data Systems


22, 23 & 24/9/14

Seminar: «Introduction to Geographic Information System (GIS) » ArcGIS Extensions (3D Analyst-Spatial Analyst) version 10.x.  Marathon Data Systems


HONORS & AWARDS

2/2019

Εthic award from chief of Hellenic Army.

Development and upgrading of several software of HMGS. As a result, the geospatial support of the Hellenic Army is improved and the work of the Hellenic Military Geographical Service is also promoted.


10/2017-10/2020

Scholarship from ONASSIS FOUNDATION for Ph.D research.


9/2017

Award from Technical Chamber of Greece.

Second highest grade for the School of Rural and Surveying Engineering among 2014 graduate


2015/2016

Scholarship from Zwh Soutsou legacy for Ph.D research.


9/2015

Thomaidis award.

Best Undergraduate student in 2013-2014 among all students of the school of Rural and Surveying Engineering


7/2015

Award of Academic Excellence. Second highest grade for the School of Rural and Surveying Engineering among 2014 graduate


2/2015

Award of Academic Excellent. LIMMAT STIFTUNG-Memorandum of Agreement 29502/14


2000

5th Position in Nationwide Contest «LYSIAS»

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